Body of Brokenness

Sarah Swandell

Read: 1 Corinthians 12:21-26 The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you.” (v. 21) In my friend Mary’s old town, her church often asked her to read Scripture and serve Communion. But in her new town, she was never asked. The longer she attended her new church, the more she felt she didn’t belong. Despite Mary’s many gifts—loud projecting voice and deadpan humor, detailed with spreadsheets and being adamant about voting—the people of her new …